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VIDEO: Man saves trapped gold miners with bare hands

Following heavy rain, a tragedy was narrowly averted at a collapsed gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo after nine miners emerged from the rubble. Footage shows the men crawling out of the narrow entrance after a man used his bare hands to clear away debris. A lack of …

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Illegal miners attack mining company, burn 12 vehicles

Some illegal small-small miners, otherwise known as galamseyers on Thursday, March 16, 2023, attacked Golden Star Wassa Mine at Benso in the Western Region. According to the Head of Group Corporate Affairs of the company, Gerard Hillary Osei Boakye, the attackers destroyed some company properties including 12 vehicles. He listed …

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Court remands 10 alleged National Security operatives for extorting monies from small-scale miners at Asiwa

The Juaso circuit court on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 remanded into police custody, ten alleged national security operatives who were arrested for alleged extortion at Asiwa in the Ashanti region. The 13-member syndicate was said to have been illegally operating within the Asiwa enclave, extorting monies from small-scale miners. At …

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Illegal miners block Birim River

Illegal miners have restricted the free flow of the Birim River on the outskirts of Akyem Aboabo to enable them to carry out their outlawed activities. During a tour of the spot between Akyem Wenchi in the Denkyembour District and Oda, where the river course has been diverted and narrowed, …

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